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How To Do Triceps Dips

We like to take a holistic look at health and fitness here on Coach, providing advice on staying both physically and mentally fit, as well as recipes and all the info you need to eat well. However, sometimes it’s not about looking at the bigger picture. Sometimes it’s all about getting massive, sleeve-splitting upper arms, […]

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The Best Kettlebell Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

There’s no one type of weight that’s better than all the others, but it is fair to say that the kettlebell is the most under-appreciated member of the free-weight family. You can use kettlebells for just about anything, from high-rep HIIT workouts to low-rep heavyweight slogs, and they’re especially good for compound moves like swings […]

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The Top-Rated Fitness Gear on Amazon Right Now, According to 61,775 Reviews

Amazon is a great place to find the best deals on some of your favorite fitness items, like activity trackers, at-home workout equipment, and quality athletic apparel. I personally find myself scrolling through the best-sellers list to see what other people are buying—and what might be worth adding to my own arsenal of gear and […]

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Warrior Games Athlete Stephanie Johnson Thought She'd Never Run Again—Now She's Competing in 5 Sports

Basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis, and track. As a naturally athletic child in Toledo, Ohio, Stephanie Johnson participated in practically every sport. Today, the 28-year-old says she’s more active than ever, despite—or rather, because of—a leg amputation in 2016. “I have a left femur fracture and I am a right leg amputee, but that doesn’t stop […]

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Ask a Swole Woman: Please Tell Me How to Do Pull-Ups

Strength is for everyone, but it’s especially for women. Ask a Swole Woman is a column for people who are tired of trying to always be less, eat less, do less, and make it look perfect and effort-free. Have a question for me about strength training or anything related? If you’re ready to give your […]

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The Best Compound Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

Compound exercises use multiple joints and muscles groups simultaneously for a multitude of benefits. As well as the obvious, they raise the heart rate to provide a cardiovascular benefit, burn more calories than isolation moves, and can help improve the balance and co-ordination of your body. If you want to pack a stack of multi-muscle […]

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Here’s How You Can Celebrate Global Running Day 2018

Bust out your sneaks, warm up your quads, and get ready for the world’s (unofficial) largest running party, Global Running Day. It’s happening this Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and there are loads of free, easy, and fun ways you can participate. Although the event is just three years old, it’s already a pretty big deal. […]

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10 Crucial Health Tweaks to Make by Your 50s

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Are Likely to Ignore Many cancer signs mimic symptoms of other diseases or conditions, so it’s easy to brush them aside. All the doctors we interviewed agreed: Know your body, and if you notice an unusual pain or other change that persists and gets worse, head to the doctor. Let’s block […]

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The Best Medicine Ball Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

Just like everything else, different types of gym equipment come in and out of fashion, but most of them never stop being effective tools for improving your fitness. We say most because some will never be particularly effective, no matter whether they’re in fashion or not – we’re looking at you, Shake Weight. The medicine […]

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5-Time Jump Rope World Champion Molly Metz Shares What It Takes to Dominate in the Sport

Recon Photography Jumping rope is much more than a playground pastime. Just ask Molly Metz, a five-time jump rope world champion, who has done roughly 1,400 unbroken double-unders (that's when you turn the rope underneath you twice during one jump) in 10 minutes—multiple times. A self-described "jock at birth" and four-sport varsity athlete in high […]

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11 Exercises You Need to Build Better Lungs

Practice deep breathing iStock/eggeeggjiew You breathe in and out 12 to 15 times every minute while resting, so take advantage of these breaths by performing some deep breathing lung exercises throughout the day. Simply relax your face, inhale through your nose as deeply as you can, and exhale out through your mouth. “If you want […]

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The Best Free Weights Exercises

When you’re new to the gym the free weights room can seem a daunting place, and many people steer clear to focus on bodyweight exercises and fixed weight machines instead. But while there’s nothing wrong with kit-free and fixed weight workouts, there’s also no reason at all to avoid free weights, because with the right […]